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Knative vs Kubeless: What are the differences?

Developers describe Knative as "Kubernetes-based platform for serverless workloads". Knative provides a set of middleware components that are essential to build modern, source-centric, and container-based applications that can run anywhere: on premises, in the cloud, or even in a third-party data center. On the other hand, Kubeless is detailed as "Kubernetes Native Serverless Framework". Kubeless is a Kubernetes native serverless Framework. Kubeless supports both HTTP and event based functions triggers. It has a serverless plugin, a graphical user interface and multiple runtimes, including Python and Node.js.

Knative and Kubeless can be categorized as "Serverless / Task Processing" tools.

Knative and Kubeless are both open source tools. It seems that Kubeless with 4.82K GitHub stars and 499 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Knative with 2.01K GitHub stars and 393 GitHub forks.

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    What is Knative?

    Knative provides a set of middleware components that are essential to build modern, source-centric, and container-based applications that can run anywhere: on premises, in the cloud, or even in a third-party data center

    What is Kubeless?

    Kubeless is a Kubernetes native serverless Framework. Kubeless supports both HTTP and event based functions triggers. It has a serverless plugin, a graphical user interface and multiple runtimes, including Python and Node.js.

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    What are some alternatives to Knative and Kubeless?
    Kubernetes
    Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers. It handles scheduling onto nodes in a compute cluster and actively manages workloads to ensure that their state matches the users declared intentions.
    OpenFaaS
    Serverless Functions Made Simple for Docker and Kubernetes
    Fission
    Write short-lived functions in any language, and map them to HTTP requests (or other event triggers). Deploy functions instantly with one command. There are no containers to build, and no Docker registries to manage.
    Google Cloud Functions
    Construct applications from bite-sized business logic billed to the nearest 100 milliseconds, only while your code is running
    Istio
    Istio is an open platform for providing a uniform way to integrate microservices, manage traffic flow across microservices, enforce policies and aggregate telemetry data. Istio's control plane provides an abstraction layer over the underlying cluster management platform, such as Kubernetes, Mesos, etc.
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